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Israeli Literature with Rachel - Shared screen with speaker view
Suzie Lampert
23:56
So excited to be here! Thanks for allowing me to join
Erica Sokoloff
24:49
Was this class for the Melton Masters in Jewish Education?
Suzie Lampert
25:09
It was and has been an wonderful experience
Erica Sokoloff
25:27
I am a graduate of the second cohort:)
Susan Miron
27:29
Welcome gila and Arthur!!!!!!
Gail's iphone4105043416
29:36
can Rachel,s voice be made louder?
Denah S Bookstein
31:30
yes louder please
A Ginsburg
31:38
sound is poor
Shirley Cirlin
31:49
WE CANNOT HEAR
Sharon Heim
34:17
can we get the words to his song?
iPad (106)Helene Rosenberg
34:31
what is the name of the Yemenite poet who wrote this?
רותי
35:00
Shalom Shabazi
Gail's iphone4105043416
35:44
gorgeous
Sharon Packer
37:10
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Sharon Packer
37:30
So beautiful, Amitai!
Violet
37:39
Beautiful!
Carol Ducak
37:41
wonderful!
Dorothea Dorenz
38:10
thank you for this unusual touching music!
Ed Grossman
38:14
It is Jean "Nordhaus"....
stanleykay
38:28
I think Jean’s spelling is Nordhaus
Ed Grossman
38:54
And she's a published poet by her own right.. [Nordhaus]
Rochelle's iPad (2)
39:26
Music was wonderful
Dorothea Dorenz
47:33
The poem might be temporary but the rock throwing certainly is not!!
Barbara Green
48:23
Because the Occupation is still in place after 53 years.
Varda Farber
49:17
Barbara, this is not a political class.
Dorothea Dorenz
49:26
because the Palestinian leadership does’t want a two state solution.
Barbara Green
50:06
Just stating a fact, Varda.
Karin Adelman
50:07
Varda Dorothea started the politics. Let's all respect Rachel's request that this is a poetry class, not political.
Gila Perach Hirsh
52:23
The Land. Eternal. Waiting for Her lover, the one who loves Her. Not all stone throwing is the same
Sorrel Kerbel
53:24
re varda’s comment. this poem is political . like yeats poem re the Easter uprising of 1916 . a time of violence when the heart turns to stone. of
Sorrel Kerbel
53:44
it’s brilliant exposition ...
Gila Perach Hirsh
58:53
wishful thinking was a marker of this particular time
Ed Grossman
59:17
Until the stones merge in ruach..
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:00:18
in this portion we read about Amaleq. Amaleq is not a race, but an idea. It is not yet erased.
monafishbane
01:01:42
No your voice is fine; turn up your volume, everyone?
Yael Gott
01:01:53
It's fine for me
jeremy aron
01:02:03
sound is 100% fine
Jan Frisch
01:02:43
The sound is greatly improved when everyone turns off their video.
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:06:11
Rabin’s arm was twisted. The look of disgust on his face.
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:08:55
symbiotic unity. My friend was car rammed by a terrorist Arab in Jlm and saved by an Arab surgeon in hospital. There is no place on earth like Israel
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:10:45
no particular reason?? really? No, there are reasons upon reasons, as many as stones
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:11:18
You might imagine to have been in his shoes, but he was never ever in your shoes
Ed Grossman
01:12:31
"shoes" have a particular meaning in Arabic culture as well..
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:13:27
My friend Jamil Jaban in Acre remembered life before Israel was sovereign and after. He loved Israel, listing reason after reason, all born of our ideas. His one regret was that he could not serve in the IDF. He ended up serving. He protected a Jewish girls school from a hand grenade. He threw his body between the girls and the grenade, and in this way he served.
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:14:01
His place was definitely not in the IDF
Barbara Green
01:14:49
Doesn't he mean that Jews were also rounded up in Germany and elsewhere just because they were Jews, and suffered terrible indignities -- and much worse -- short of annhilation.
Diane Tickton Schuster
01:17:18
I was also going to make the point about the current situation in the US. These poems trigger all my anguish about what’s going on here.
Fredi
01:20:16
image
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:28:49
Does The Left extend the same courtesy?
Gila Perach Hirsh
01:29:56
The Land is sacred. We cannot build our society by levitating. The Land is our bed, our table, our temple.
Alan Carpien
01:33:00
Do we have Arab dissenters who advocate better understanding of the Jewish state? Or would they be in danger of their lives?
Mj Levison
01:34:13
there is a tzedakah in Israel named Bambi. is she the founder of it.
Ed Grossman
01:35:51
Louder please...
Ivan Sindell
01:37:10
Yes there are Arab dissenters who advocate for a better understanding of the Jewish state? they do not live in the West Bank.
Paul & Mazal Nisner
01:38:11
the music is bringing me back to my roots, thanks - Mazal
Barbara Green
01:38:32
Ivan, There are coexistence groups comprised of Palestinians in the WB and Israelis. You may not know of them but there are several.
Dorothea Dorenz
01:38:47
what doe this song say?
Gail's iphone4105043416
01:39:30
what are the musicians, last names please?
Ed Grossman
01:39:38
Bass guitar sound is either soft or not coming through..
Barbara Green
01:39:39
Ivan, Do you know about the Bereaved Parents group? or Combatants for Peace? Check them out online. Barbara
Alan Carpien
01:39:43
Name a few dissenters - in Israel (even Judea and Samaria) you will find three opinions, at least, for every two Jews. How many different opinions toward Israel are expressed in the other Middle East countries or among Palestinian Arabs -- the UAE is feeling some real pressure.
muriel wolf
01:40:26
please translate what they are singing.
muriel wolf
01:40:45
translate from muriel wolf
djm
01:41:07
Sari Nusseibeh, President of Al Kuds University in J-m, is a major voice in the Palestinian community for peaceful co-existence. So, too, many of his stuednts...
Ivan Sindell
01:41:10
Yes, but we are talking about Arab individuals who lay out comprehensive solutions. They work toward a one state solution, Barbara, that I understand you do not ...
Suzie Lampert
01:42:25
The music is amazing!
Lynnie Mirvis
01:42:28
Thank you !wonderful!
Erica Sokoloff
01:42:33
Beautiful!
Dorothea Dorenz
01:42:34
wonderful music!!
Varda Farber
01:42:39
Bravo!!
Julia Gilden
01:42:46
Thank you!
Sarah Schachter
01:42:52
Asaf and Amitai- WOW! thank you
deborah Weinstein
01:42:52
Would love to have the words to the music
Jill Lipson
01:43:14
so talented!
Denah S Bookstein
01:43:32
brilliant
Elizabeth
01:43:55
The recent book “Aperigon” by Collum McCann is about a Palestinian and an Israeli jew who are in this group and are speaking all over trying to encourage Israelis and Palestinians to know each other on personal levels.
Elizabeth
01:44:42
The Bereaved Parents Group mentioned by Barbara above.
Asaf Rabi
01:45:32
Thank you everyone!
Asaf Rabi
01:45:50
Our full names are Amitai Aricha & Asaf Rabi
Asaf Rabi
01:46:09
amitaiaricha@gmail.com
Asaf Rabi
01:46:19
rabassaf@gmail.com
Linda Henry Goodman
01:46:58
The Rabin Center in Ramat Aviv is an important and remarkable place to visit.
Bill Novak
01:47:20
The novel mentioned above, Apeirogon, is a beautifully written book and very challenging in its content.
Rachelle Taqqu
01:48:36
Combatants for Peace
Fredi
01:48:48
I thought she was going to present The Sticker Song from Dag Nachash!
Dorothea Dorenz
01:50:22
I am weeping for all the leaders who have been killed by signet Chinas. Very moving song.
Dorothea Dorenz
01:50:43
sinat chinam. Baseless hate
Asaf Rabi
01:51:13
Our last song is a love song betwenn the poet/singer and the lord. The songs begins with with the poet's sorrow and complainet of the distance between god and him. Later on the poet expresses their re- deovotion. The song is in the Arab-Yemenite language and is at list 300 years old and is from the Diwan - the song book of the Jews of Yemen.
Dorothea Dorenz
01:51:51
Will we miss the Ethiopian poets ?
Julia Gilden
01:52:03
unless its to Sharm al Sheik!
Violet
01:52:05
Wonderful class!!
Dorothea Dorenz
01:52:06
thank you!!!
Rochelle's iPad (2)
01:52:09
thank you for another wonderful class
Linda Henry Goodman
01:52:11
Thank you Rachel, musicians, and Shabbat Shalom to all.
Iris Beth Weiner
01:52:17
תודה רבה רחל. לילה טוב.
monafishbane
01:52:31
Rachel, your generosity and brilliance are such a gift to us! Thank you!!
Varda Farber
01:52:39
Thank you Rachel.
Suzie Lampert
01:52:52
Thanks for an amazing class
Mj Levison
01:52:54
how do you translate דם שותת?
rheadorn
01:53:05
Thank you for a valuable session.
Heather Silverman
01:53:30
To Asap, Such compelling rhythms and emotions in your singing. Please keep up your activities and spread these treasures to the wider world
Julia Gilden
01:53:32
I LOVE how you take time to let a thought complete. Time to breathe.
Nachama/Chumi Kanner
01:57:45
shotet dam means bleeding profusely
Mj Levison
01:59:04
thank you
Dr. Dorothy Greenbaum
02:00:51
thank you for great teaching !
Denah S Bookstein
02:03:14
yes ! we must listen to the opinions that make us. uncomfortable and try to u
Yael Gott
02:03:52
Thank you for presenting all sides
Denah S Bookstein
02:03:57
understand the other person’s perspective and yearnings.
stanleykay
02:05:03
Very important teaching, so very hard to think that will happen in US now with the severe polarization.
Paul Corwin
02:05:08
To supplement—We lost Abraham Lincoln, et al...all great people who could have changed history. The song evoked deep feelings and sadness.
Julia Gilden
02:06:40
another class sometime - relationship between American and Israeli similar issues as expressed by poets.
Asaf Rabi
02:07:01
We did!
stanleykay
02:07:43
After 2 weeks of conventions, it seems Americans not even speaking the same language! Certainly no attempt at listening and understanding!
Denah S Bookstein
02:11:14
Rachel, could we learn more about our wonderful musicians .??
Dorothea Dorenz
02:14:28
There is also the element of this: that when people fight for their country and lose their sons in doing so, why would they want to give back what they won in war with no assurance of peace really? Or even with it? when has any country given back the land they conquered in war especially after at attack by the enemy who started the war??
Ivan Sindell
02:16:46
Dorthea, The US, Rachel, thank you for your teaching, the poetry and the deep humanity
Julia Gilden
02:20:13
we treat politics like a separate topic, but everything is political. on different scales.
Dorothea Dorenz
02:20:25
i egree
Dorothea Dorenz
02:21:52
agree
Ed Grossman
02:27:46
The information is available in the chat. Perhaps we can also provide a website link at which Asaf can provide more information.
Julia Gilden
02:29:51
what to do now: more of the same!
Julia Gilden
02:30:04
laila tov!
Michal
02:30:13
I vote for the belly dance! Today Rabah! Shabbat shalom!